The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 218 219 230
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.017% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.018% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.91%
IT Security Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5238 5433 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.42% 93.56% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3907 3993 3994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the Berkshire region.

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +1 2 £57,500 -
Reading - 2 £55,000 -
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
IT Security Consultant
South East

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
6 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) SIEM
6 6 (35.29%) Regular Expression
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) MCSE
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Database Security
8 4 (23.53%) Anomaly Detection
9 3 (17.65%) MCDBA
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) SIEM
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Database Security
3 4 (23.53%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (17.65%) Data Security
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Product Management
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (29.41%) MCSE
5 3 (17.65%) MCDBA
5 3 (17.65%) CISM
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) CISA
7 1 (5.88%) MCITP
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (11.76%) GPG13
5 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Juniper
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Websense
2 2 (11.76%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft